August 12, 1970
Janis Joplin performs her final concert at Harvard Stadium to a packed house of 10,000. She would die of a drug overdose less than two months later.
The “Performance Video” exhibition opens at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The exhibition, which explores how musicians present their work in “the shallow focal area directly in front of the video camera,” includes the music videos for “Mickey” by Toni Basil and “Once In A Lifetime” by Talking Heads.
Composer John Cage dies of a stroke at age 79 in Manhattan, New York.
Backstreet Boys issue their self-titled debut album in America, where it goes on to sell over 14 million copies. The album was released to international markets a year earlier.
Lauren Bacall, the last living film star mentioned in Madonna’s song “Vogue,” dies at age 89.
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https://www.cnn.com/2021/08/11/politics/lgbt-food-economic-insecurity-household-pulse-survey/index.htmlLGBT Americans reported higher rates of food and economic insecurity than non-LGBT people, Census Bureau’s pandemic survey finds – CNNPoliticsAdult Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender experience higher rates of food and economic insecurity than their non-LGBT counterparts, according to the findings of a key coronavirus pandemic survey released Wednesday by the Census Bureau.www.cnn.com
https://www.coe.int/en/web/inclusion-and-antidiscrimination/-/protecting-lgbt-people-from-hate-crimes-in-ukraineProtecting LGBT People from Hate Crimes in Ukraine – NewsUkraine
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if only hundreds in the Vatican spoke out against pedophiles
instead of lip service to human rights
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